HUPO 2021 World Congress

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Assoc. Prof. Tami Geiger

Assoc. Prof. Tami Geiger: Isreal
Categories: Main Congress Speakers

Tami Geiger studied biology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, where she also completed her master’s and doctoral degrees in biochemistry. She carried out her Ph.D. research under the supervision of Prof. Alexander Levitzki, studying signaling changes during cancer progression. In 2008 she moved to the laboratory of Prof. Matthias Mann at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry to specialize in proteomics technology and to apply it to cancer research. In October 2011, Tami moved back to Israel and opened her own research laboratory at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at the Tel Aviv University, and in 2021 she moved to the Weizmann Institute of Science. She is proceeding with clinical proteomic research of breast cancer, melanoma, ovarian and pancreatic cancer and integration with genomic analyses. She studies questions related to cancer progression, drug response, and tumor heterogeneity. In addition, Tami is the chair of the Israel Young Academy.